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Know Your Candidates: One-on-One With Connecticut U.S. Senate Hopeful Dan Carter

Connecticut Democrat Richard Blumenthal is vying for a second term in the U.S. Senate. His challenger? Forty-nine year-old Republican state representative and military veteran, Dan Carter

This hour, we sit down with Carter. We talk about his career and his campaign, and we take your comments and questions. Do you have something you'd like to ask the U.S. Senate hopeful? 

Later, poet Dahlak Brathwaite tells us about his experience writing and performing "Spiritrials," a one-man show with a unique take on America's criminal justice system. 

Check out our Facebook Live video with Dahlak below: 


  • Dan Carter - Republican state representative serving the 2nd District (Bethel, Danbury, Newtown, and Redding); candidate for U.S. Senate in Connecticut
  • Dahlak Brathwaite - Poet, actor, musician, hip-hop artist, and educator

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Jeff Tyson and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.

Lucy leads Connecticut Public's strategies to deeply connect and build collaborations with community-focused organizations across the state.

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